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SiriusXM's new SXM-7 satellite performing properly after launch

Monday 14 December 2020 | 15:03 CET | News
Maxar Technologies, US broadcasting company SiriusXM and SpaceX have announced that SiriusXM's SXM-7 satellite was successfully launched and is performing properly. SXM-7, a high-powered digital audio radio satellite, was launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida on 13 December. Shortly afterwards, SXM-7 deployed its solar arrays and began receiving and sending signals. Next, SXM-7 will begin firing its thrusters to commence its journey to its final geostationary orbit.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Maxar Technologies / SpaceX
Countries: North America
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